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News: Driver crashes into Des Moines River near Birdland Park

DES MOINES, IA -- A driver crashed their vehicle into the Des Moines River Monday afternoon near Birdland Park in north Des Moines, according to KCCI.

Des Moines Police Department said the accident occurred off Saylor Road shortly before 2:00 p.m.

Few details have been shared at this time, but authorities said a car ran off Saylor Road and ended up in the river.

It was unclear how deep into the water the vehicle traveled, but all occupants were able to evacuate with no serious injuries.

No further information as been disclosed, but an investigation into the cause of the crash was underway.

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